Beautiful in God’s Eyes 7: Having a God’s Eye View

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 7: Having a God’s Eye View But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7, ESV) Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 6: Beauty by God’s Standards

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 6: Beauty by God’s Standards Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious. (1 Peter 3:3-4, ESV) For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 5: Life Beyond Looks

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 5: Life Beyond Looks Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. (Proverbs 31:30, ESV) The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever. (Isaiah 40:8, ESV) So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 4: Made in His Image

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 4: Made in His Image So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:27, ESV) For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:13-14, ESV)…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 3: Too Great Expectations

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 3: Too Great Expectations He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. (Ecclesiastes 3:11, NIV) Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 2: An Insecurity-Driven Society

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 2: An Insecurity-Driven Society For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. (Romans 8:6, ESV) And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.…

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Beautiful in God’s Eyes 1: Lies from the Media

Beautiful in God’s Eyes Day 1: Lies from the Media I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. (Psalm 34:4-5, ESV) For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him,…

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I’m Here for You 7: We Are Never Alone

I’m Here for You Day 7: We Are Never Alone “Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.” (Psalm 73:23, ESV) “For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”…

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I’m Here for You 6: Speaking Truth When It’s Difficult

I’m Here for You Day 6: Speaking Truth When It’s Difficult “Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.” (Proverbs 27:6, ESV) “Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is…

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I’m Here for You 5: A Loyal Friend

I’m Here for You Day 5: A Loyal Friend “The soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father's house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul. And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave…

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